Title: Program Coordinator for Peer Leadership
Mikaela Rea primarily assists with the recruitment, selection, matching, and training of University 101 Peer Leaders. In addition, Mikaela is responsible for creating and distributing the Peer Leader weekly newsletter.
Mikaela co-teaches a section of the leadership development course for new peer leaders, EDLP 520: The Teacher as Manager. Prior to joining the University 101 Programs team, Mikaela was an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina. During Mikaela’s undergraduate experience, she was a student assistant in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for several years and served multiple semesters as a University 101 Peer Leader.
Bachelor of Arts - Experimental Psychology
University of South Carolina, 2019
"Selecting and Training Peer Leaders for First-Year Seminars" at the 40th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. (February 2021; Co-presented with Emma Reabold)
“Assisting Students on Probation: The Seminar as Intervention” at the 39th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. (February 2020; Co-presented with Mike Dial)
- "Recruiting, Selecting, & Training Peer Leaders for First-Year Seminars" at the 39th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. (February 2020; Co-presented with Emma Reabold)